Softbank’s Arora coup reveals Son’s drive

Poaching from Google is a window into the thinking of founder Masayoshi Son

Japanese housing loan demand collapses

Figure from survey is worst since April 2000

Japan poised to revive nuclear power

Approval given to first plant under stricter regulations

BoJ pares growth forecast for fiscal 2014

Central bank says inflation will not drop below 1%

BoJ cuts GDP forecast, holds inflation outlook

Japan’s central bank keeps rates on hold

Cool heads improvise in crisis and calm

Leaders and their teams who become too wedded to one approach may be doomed

Abe sought meeting with Xi Jinping

Japan’s PM made the overture during a committee meeting

Japan utility to pay users to switch off

Kepco to reward power saving during peak time hours

Beware Japan’s nuclear safety myth

Debate on future energy needs must be wider

Japan machinery orders plunge in May

Contraction raises concerns over outlook for key part of Abenomics

Japanese machinery orders plummet by a fifth

Decline raises questions about the broader economic recovery

Japan slams China over mushroom cloud map

Foreign minister attacks newspaper article saying Tokyo wants war

Typhoon Neoguri bears down on Japan

Japan whaling plans spark NZ anger

Premier hits out at Tokyo’s hunting move

Japan to ease North Korean sanctions

Move follows breakthrough with Pyongyang over investigations

Japan inches towards being ‘normal’

To say Tokyo be denied a right granted to others must imply it is untrustworthy

Japan defence fuels constitution debate

Abe set to weaken Japan’s pacifist policy

‘Reinterpretation’ of constitution likely to add to China tensions

Abe’s third arrow, the second time round

Abenomics is based on two myths - that the economy has performed badly and this non-existent failure was due to deflation

Japan Tankan survey falls after tax rise